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Doughton Park, Blue Ridge Parkway Point of Interest

World Class Scenic Byway

Ride the Blue Ridge Parkway

Sweeping curves and awe-inspiring vistas are just a few reasons why hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists ride the Blue Ridge Parkway each year. The road also has a reputation as one of the best in the United States, and motorcyclists are also lured by the Parkway’s:

  • Ample scenic overlooks, providing opportunities to stretch and relax
  • Picnic sites, camping and lodging opportunities
  • Nearby travel destinations, attractions, and accommodations

More for Motorcyclists

When planning your motorcycle trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway, keep in mind safety and regulatory laws. Wearing a helmet is required and the maximum speed limit along the Parkway is 45 miles per hour. Motorcyclists should also be aware of loose gravel after rain, slippery wet leaves in the fall, tunnels, curves, and wildlife.

Must See Stops

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson® family of dealerships is headquartered in Maryville, TN, on US 321. A must see, 50,000 sq ft full service motorcycle dealership with outdoor concert venue THE SHED and Stinkers BBQ. Open 7 days a week, with Sales, Service, Parts, Riding Gear & H-D Rentals. Our company includes…
Virginia Museum of Transportation - Downtown Roanoke. Trains, antique vehicles, cars, model train layout, museum store. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. www.vmt.org (540)…
Wheels Through Time Museum - 62 Vintage Ln. Thurs.-Mon. 9am-5pm. 5 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway. Over 300 rare and historic machines…
It would be a challenge for motorcycle riders to find a more beautiful and diversified driving trail than the scenic back roads of Southwest Virginia.